UFC president Dana White confirmed on Saturday night that they received permission to promote Alistair Overeem prior to regaining his license, but for Nick Diaz, not so much. read news >>
The UFC can promote Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz for bouts next year "as long as Zuffa makes quite clear that there's an added piece to that puzzle," NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer today told MMAjunkie.com.
In Overeem's case, that means getting a license to fight in Nevada. For Diaz, it's scheduling him after his suspension ends.
The star fighters have been benched for much of 2012 as they wait out respective administrative actions handed down by the NSAC.
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Frank Mir has been granted a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy for his fight with Alistair Overeem this Saturday at UFC 169.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Frank Mir, UFC 169 read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission has granted Alistair Overeem a fight license, clearing the way for the heavyweight’s planned Feb. 2 meeting with Antonio Silva at UFC 156. read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a press conference in Brazil on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 14, 2014) for Anderson Silva. The former middleweight champion spoke about recuperating his leg and his upcoming UFC 183 match up against Nick Diaz. UFC held a press conference for former middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 14, 2014) in Brazil (video here). "The Spider" is set to square off against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in January and it has been nearly 10 months since he read news >>
Former UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva says it’s safe to say the champion is back. It’s probably also safe to say he’s returning with a bit more humility. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Research into the UFC Fight Pass stats after almost 9 months of service reveals which fighters the fans want to watch most. Yahoo's Kevin Iole has been given access to the UFC's internal Fight Pass statistics and has a very interesting report about what fights and fighters the fans want to see. Mostly it's what you'd expect although there are a couple of surprises. The most searched fighters list is (in order) Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, T.J. Dillashaw, Daniel Cormier, read news >>
And the mixed martial arts (MMA) community just breathed a collective sigh of relief. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Nick Diaz, who will make a few extra trips to the hotel buffet in order to make weight for his UFC 183 main event against Anderson Silva, is not expected to have his combat sports career affected by his recent legal woes. That's according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, who broke it down for ESPN.com: "We don't really get involved on that level other than staying i read news >>
Heavyweight Stefan Struve looks ahead to his UFC on FOX 13 fight against Alistair Overeem and back to why he didn't fight at UFC 175. read news >>
The UFC announced the fight via Instagram tonight. Two Dutch Heavyweights looking for Octagon redemption just got their shot. Tonight on Instagram the UFC announced that Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve has been booked for UFC on Fox 13 on December 13 in Phoenix, AZ. Overeem just lost via first round TKO to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi on September 5 in Connecticut. This was Reem's third TKO loss in five UFC bouts. Since he came in as the Strikeforce Heavyweight champ an read news >>
UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem discusses his recent loss to Ben Rothwell and what he expects of himself over the coming months. read news >>